Coming of Age in the Milky Way Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


Lambert wrote in his "Cosmological Letters" that the sun was a star on the a disc-shaped system of stars known as what? (from Chapter 8: Deep Space)


The first step in the exploration of intergalactic space was taken by what philosopher? (from Chapter 8: Deep Space)


Where did Charles Darwin find marine fossils on mountaintops? (from Chapters 13 and 14)


What established a linear time-line in history? (from Chapters 11 and 12)


Who launched one of the most renowned transit expeditions was launched by the Royal Society in August 1768? (from Chapter 7: A Plumb Line to the Sun)

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